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InDesign Introduction IT Training Course

Duration:1 day
Price:£365.00
Locations:Glasgow
Glasgow Dates:Thu 1st Nov 18
Edinburgh Dates:

One Day Course - held on demand - ask for dates (above is an example date).

InDesign Introduction IT training Course held monthly in Glasgow.  One day introductory course £365 + VAT.  Learn how to use essential tools and techniques confidently with hands on exercises and theory.

Course Content 

QUICK TOUR

Getting Started

Threading text in frames

Working with styles

Placing Graphics

Working with master pages

 

THE WORK AREA

Using the tools

Using palettes

Opening and closing documents

Changing the view

Selecting objects

Saving

Undoing mistakes

Preferences and defaults

 

SETTING UP PAGES

Basic layout options

Using rulers, guides, and grids

Working with pages and spreads

Numbering pages

Using masters

Laying out pages with frames

Adjusting layout objects automatically

Working with layers

 

WORKING WITH TEXT

Text frames

Adding text

Threading text through frames

Setting text frame properties

Editing text

Finding and changing text

Checking spelling

Combining text and graphics

 

SETTING TYPE

Formatting characters

Formatting paragraphs

Working with tabs

Working with composition

Controlling Hyphenation and justification

Using styles

 

WORKING WITH GRAPHICS

Placing a graphic

Understanding graphic formats

Managing links and embedded images

Using Object libraries

 

TRANSFORMING OBJECTS

Group, and ungroup commands

Stacking objects

Align and distribute

Lock position

Using the Transform palette

Moving objects

Changing size, proportions, or orientation

Duplicating objects

 

COLOUR

Colour modes and models

About spot and process colours

Working with swatches

Creating a custom colour

Using Pantone colours

 

PREPARING FOR COMMERCIAL PRINTING

 

Follow-on Courses

InDesign Advanced Workshop

Notes

Available in most versions of InDesign